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Pixton for Schools gave my students a creative way to utilize their research and a more enjoyable way to document information.

– Ms. Sasscer, Teacher

Owings, Maryland

My students created a graphic novel. I had them use the theme from Metamorphosis by Kafka and make his message in a setting and story relevant to today's teens. They were required to use symbolism, motifs, and other literary elements. Using comics made the application of literature fun and exciting!

– Ms. Franchois, Teacher

Doylestown, Pennsylvania

Highly engaging, easy to use software with clever functions allowing me to review and feedback to my class. I can think of loads of ways it could be used to demonstrate and evidence learning.

– Ms. Pulleine, Year 3 English

Teacher in Devon, UK

The kids were very engaged and were learning skills like sequencing, sentence structure and story building while having a great time.

– Ms. Stein, 6th Grade English

Teacher in Minnesota

We used Pixton for Schools as a tool to respond to independent reading of books. Students used the comic strip format to show characters' conflicts, story summary, and plot development. As a teacher I liked that all work and comments required my approval before publishing. The students liked the features, such as background choices and drawing tools to "build" their characters.

– Ms. Escott, Teacher

Reading, Pennsylvania

The students were highly motivated and carried out activities assigned to them with great interest.

– Mr. Ferrer, Grade 12

Teacher in Massamagrell, Spain is unprecedented in making comic strip generation considerably simple. With its simple click-and-drag interface, Pixton enables its users with a fast, easy, and interactive way to create detailed and professional-looking comic strips.

– Jason Alyesh

Pixton gave my students a creative option for retelling, reflecting on, and responding to the story we read. I could easily determine who really understood the text and who didn't by the product they produced.

– Ms. Mason, ESL Teacher

Greenville, North Carolina

Pixton is one of my favorite web tools. I have my students read an informational text and explain it in a comic. It is a rigorous assignment because they must take an informational reading and turn it into a narrative. The kids love it and so do I!

– Ms. Hartman, Technology Integration

Westampton, New Jersey

Using Pixton for Schools as a way for students to show what they know was brilliant. My students wrote a comic strip in Bahasa Indonesia.

– Ms. Hill, Grade 7

Languages Teacher in Australia

My students loved it! Pixton was a fun way for students to summarize a book. I think this would be a great alternative to a test, and what could be better than using technology to do so? I am impressed with all students could do with their comic strip.

– Ms. Lange, 7th Grade

Teacher in Marinette, Wisconsin

I was able to assess what my students learned in science through their comics.

– Ms. Page-Scott, Grade 6

Science Teacher in Alberta

Using Pixton to create scenes from a play is a simple way for students to explore Shakespeare's texts in a graphic format. With Pixton's built-in graphics and templates, the user can make the most subtle facial expressions, as well as detailed hand and body positions.

– Michael LoMonico, Senior Consultant

Folger Shakespeare Library

The kids loved it, and it was a user-friendly way of sending important Student Council messages to others in the school. The students were able to make simple comics, but they could also spend more time to create more complex ones.

– Ms. Levy, Teacher

San Mateo, California

Absolutely brilliant software, great as a teaching and learning tool.

– Jutka Czirok, teacher

Sha Tin College, Hong Kong

The students really enjoyed using it to demonstrate what they had learnt and the assessment was really easy to use.

– Mr. Wilshaw, 11th Grade

Teacher in Rickmansworth, UK

I found this program an excellent tool in checking the students' writing ability concerning proper grammar, punctuation, and the use of different literary techniques.

– Ms. Roberts, 8th Grade Teacher

Saint Joseph, Missouri

Pixton for Schools was great! Students had a creative way to demonstrate their knowledge and practice their technology skills. Your customer service is awesome!

– Ms. Anderson, 8th Grade Computers

Teacher in Rainier, Washington

In a creative project with specific learning standards, Pixton allowed students to collaborate in groups to produce an educational work that was fun to make and they were proud to share.

– Mr. Wellington, 8th Grade History

Teacher in California

What a great website! It's so creative and fun. I love the colors, the styles, all the options for creating comics. It's something that I looked forward to spending time on, because ideas come at different times. Terrific!

– iParenting Media Awards' Reviewer

Students have complete control over what they create, which they enjoy. The fact that things can be saved and worked on at a later date is valuable as well.

– Mr. Pinta, 7th Grade

Teacher in Westland, Michigan

It was a great experience for students and teacher, made them work hard and voluntarily.

– Ms. Hawlicki, Grade 8

English Teacher in Germany

This "teacher's secret weapon" is worth every penny. Put one of the site's how-to videos on your interactive whiteboard and count the seconds until everyone is hooked.

– Christy Crawford, Technology

Teacher Advisor at

It enabled students who can't draw to present information in a graphic genre. It also enables teachers to create assignments to prevent plagiarism.

– Ms. in't Veld, Teacher-Librarian

Kamloops, British Columbia

We just completed a Cross-Curricular event about the Olympics. My students represented the country of France, and were able to create fantastic comics to show off the basic French they had learned. It is very user-friendly, and they loved being able to see and comment on each other's work!

– Ms. Butler, Teacher

Clinton, Maryland

Kids really enjoyed working on the comics, even out of school.

– Mr. Riehle, 7th Grade Teacher

Sultan, Washington

Teaching Shakespeare in our middle school is always a challenge. Pixton comics provided motivation for comprehension. Thanks for such an awesome website for creativity.

– Grace Mueller, teacher

Doris Miller Junior High
Winner of $1,000 Time Warner Cable's Spotlight on
Education Award for project "Pixton with Shakespeare"

Great experience with creativity and expressing ideas in static comic form. It was great to share each work with other classmates and be able to print to take home. I see many uses for Pixton in my classroom and in my school.

– Mr. Battisti, 6th Grade Humanities

Teacher in National Park, New Jersey

Pixton was excellent! The students absolutely loved it and were really engaged in exploring the program and showing off their new skills. It just has so much potential.

– Ms. Harris, Technology

Teacher in Northamptonshire, UK

Very interesting and useful tool. Our students were really motivated and looking forward to having their Arts lesson.

– Ms. Palomar, Year 7 English Teacher

Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain

We used Pixton for the students to show their knowledge of imperialism. The children loved the program and its capabilities.

– Mr. Smith, Teacher

Summerville, South Carolina

Pixton for Schools provided my students the opportunity to apply the concepts and theories learned in sociology because they had to create a comic that illustrated it in a "real-world" scenario.

– Mr. Weedon, 12th Grade Sociology

Teacher in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania

The comic software was of great value. The students were able to develop and create various comics. The exposure allowed the students to incorporate art and ELA standards.

– Ms. Bolling, 6th Grade

Teacher in Brooklyn, New York

Wonderful website. I loved how I could assign a project, create a rubric, have the kids self-assess, grade and give feeback. Pixton is my new favorite website.

– Ms. Kearns, 6th Grade Science

Teacher in Colorado

It helped me provide a creative outlet for my students so that they could showcase their literary skills in an interesting format.

– Ms. Ballard, 12th Grade

Teacher in Birmingham, Alabama

My students tried it out to create their own graphic novels after the reading of Maus by Art Spiegelman. My students said it was fun and they wish they had more time to use it!

– Ms. Anderson, Middle School Teacher

Springfield, Massachusetts